Dordt College News

Dordt Runners Meet Standards

April 15, 2014

(Monday, April 14; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Katie Bonnema (Senior; Ireton, Iowa) and Sam Wansink (Freshman; Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin) reached qualifying standards for the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships May 22-24 at Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Bonnema won the women’s 800 meters in a time of 2:11.97, making it easily under the required 2:14.50 for automatic qualification.

Wansink placed sixth in the men’s 800 meters with a time of 1:53.80, recording a time under the required 1:54.00 for the provisional standard and was just shy of the automatic standard of 1:53.00.

The Defenders will next run at the Northwestern Invite on Wednesday and Thursday, April 16 and 17 in Orange City, Iowa.

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